BC Interior: Pro News

Bear Mountain More Than Just A Golf Resort

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 November 2014 11:19 Saturday, 22 November 2014 10:32

by Alfie Lau
 

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The next time Roger Sloan comes back to Bear Mountain, he’ll need more than just his hiking and golf shoes.
 
A mountain bike, some tennis gear and full workout equipment should be in Sloan’s luggage because the resort which opened more than a decade ago is undergoing changes at a lightning pace.
 
Look out over the driving range and imagine what eight clay courts in a tennis dome might look like.
 
Well, that will soon be a reality as Bear Mountain and its owners, Ecoasis, have just inked a deal with Tennis Canada for the first courts of this kind in Western Canada.

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12 BC Professionals Survive Club Pro Cut

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 21:48 Wednesday, 19 November 2014 21:44

altRICHMOND, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — Heading into final-round play at the 2014 Titleist & FootJoy PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada, Dan Greenwood of Greystone Golf Club in Milton, Ontario, holds a tight one-stroke lead after firing a spectacular second-round 65, the lowest round of the tournament by a full six-shots (watch his post-round interview here).

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Six PGA of BC Awards Announced

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 October 2014 19:58 Sunday, 12 October 2014 19:45

altThe PGA of British Columbia is pleased to announce the recipients of four 2014 PGA of BC Awards: Player of the Year, Media Personnel of the Year, Patron of the Year, and the Distinguished Service Award, as well as The Forestar Golf Community Leadership Bursary and The Jim Gibson Scholarship. The recipients, along with the winners of ten other PGA of BC Awards, will be recognized at the PGA of BC Awards Ceremony - October 15th at the River Rock Casino Resort.

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Alvie Thompson Receives PGA of British Columbia Lifetime Achievement Award

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 11:54 Thursday, 02 October 2014 01:38

altRevered for his contributions to the game of golf in British Columbia as both a club professional and a player, Alvin (Alvie) Thompson received the PGA of BC Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremonial dinner at North Vancouver's Seymour Golf & Country Club.

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Ryan Williams, Michael Gligic to Represent PGA TOUR Canada at Bridgestone America’s Golf Cup

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 20:01 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:58

altVancouver, British Columbia's Ryan Williams and Burlington, Ontario's Michael Gligic will represent Canada at the inaugural Bridgestone America's Golf Cup, a new event featuring teams from the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Canada taking place October 20-26 at the Pilar Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Williams, 33, claimed his first PGA TOUR Canada win at the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial and finished as the highest Canadian on the Order of Merit at No. 6, making him eligible for the event. With the option of choosing any other Canadian from the top 20, Williams chose Gligic, 25, the next highest Canadian at No. 11.

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